HASTIE, Peter Douglas

Plane was a Beaufort A9-317 of 14 Sqd. Which took off from Busselton Airfield in Western Australia to carry out a patrol from Busselton to D'Entrecastreaux Point and then to Pearce. No word was heard from the plane and it was presumed the Beaufort had crashed into the sea. Five crew were lost.

Last Name
HASTIE
Given Names
Peter Douglas
Service Number
415326
Date of Birth
27/01/1922
Birth Location
Pinjarra W.A
Enlistment Date
14/09/1941
Enlistment Location
Perth
1Wags Start Date
13/11/1941
Course Details
WAGS Course 20
Intake Date
13/11/1941
Finish Date
01/06/1942
To
3BAGS
Kill Date or Discharge Date
09/09/1943 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
14 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Killed seaward air ops.from ex R.A.A.F station Pearce Australia.
Date of Death
09/09/1943
Age
21
Cemetery / Memorial
Sydney Memorial NSW
Medals
1939-45 Star Pacific Star War medal
Notes

Plane was a Beaufort A9-317 of 14 Sqd. Which took off from Busselton Airfield in Western Australia to carry out a patrol from Busselton to D'Entrecastreaux Point and then to Pearce. No word was heard from the plane and it was presumed the Beaufort had crashed into the sea. Five crew were lost.

Posting on Death
14 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - HASTIE Peter Douglas - Service Number 415326
1WAGS - HASTIE Peter Douglas - Service Number 415326
1WAGS - HASTIE Peter Douglas - Service Number 415326 (edited-2)

Acknowledgements

National Archives of AustraliaUBC Web DesignCity of BallaratDepartment of Veterans+39 AffairsAustralian War MemorialRSL Virtual War Memorial